Period
to 19 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South West > Somerset
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 29 23 24
Rank change year-on-year -6 +1 -13
Permanent jobs citing Degree 97 138 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 9.67% 11.11% 11.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 49.74% 52.47% 41.19%
Number of salaries quoted 79 116 102
Somerset median annual salary £29,000 £39,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.64% +16.42% -8.22%
10th Percentile £24,750 £25,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £61,750 £56,250 £52,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Somerset
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 195 263 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 19.44% 21.18% 26.78%
Number of salaries quoted 144 223 254
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £24,975 £25,025 £21,750
90th Percentile £63,375 £55,000 £52,500
South West median annual salary £44,529 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.32% - -

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Somerset

Degree
Salary Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Degree in Somerset.

Salary trend for Degree in Somerset

Degree
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Somerset over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Degree in Somerset

Degree
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 19 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +9 62 £29,000 -22.67% 19
Weston-super-Mare - 9 £26,500 -
Bridgwater - 6 £30,000 -
Clevedon +7 1 - - 1
Street -8 1 £31,500 -40.00%
Wells - 1 - -
Minehead - 1 - - 1
Degree
South West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Degree.

1 28 (28.87%) Computer Science
2 27 (27.84%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (27.84%) SQL
3 24 (24.74%) Computer Science Degree
4 23 (23.71%) JavaScript
5 20 (20.62%) Python
6 19 (19.59%) Windows
6 19 (19.59%) Mathematics
7 18 (18.56%) CSS
7 18 (18.56%) C#
7 18 (18.56%) Microsoft
7 18 (18.56%) Analytics
8 17 (17.53%) Linux
9 16 (16.49%) Manufacturing
10 15 (15.46%) Java
10 15 (15.46%) C
11 14 (14.43%) Project Management
11 14 (14.43%) HTML
11 14 (14.43%) Microsoft Office
11 14 (14.43%) Marketing
11 14 (14.43%) Software Engineering
11 14 (14.43%) Visualisation
12 13 (13.40%) Amazon AWS
12 13 (13.40%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (13.40%) Problem-Solving
13 12 (12.37%) SDLC
13 12 (12.37%) C++
13 12 (12.37%) Git (software)
13 12 (12.37%) Digital Marketing
14 11 (11.34%) Statistics

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (7.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (7.22%) Exchange Server 2013
1 7 (7.22%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.15%) Apache
2 5 (5.15%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.03%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.03%) CMS
4 1 (1.03%) SAS
4 1 (1.03%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (14.43%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.12%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.03%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (7.22%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.03%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.40%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.06%) Office 365
4 1 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.19%) TCP/IP
1 6 (6.19%) Unified Communications
1 6 (6.19%) VoIP
2 2 (2.06%) Bluetooth
2 2 (2.06%) SAN
2 2 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (2.06%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.22%) phpMyAdmin
2 6 (6.19%) Big Data
2 6 (6.19%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.15%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.09%) CouchDB
4 3 (3.09%) MySQL
5 2 (2.06%) GIS
6 1 (1.03%) Power BI
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (12.37%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.15%) Eclipse
2 5 (5.15%) Eclipse RCP
3 2 (2.06%) Selenium
3 2 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.06%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.03%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.03%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.03%) JIRA
4 1 (1.03%) NUnit
4 1 (1.03%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.03%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (16.49%) Manufacturing
2 14 (14.43%) Marketing
3 8 (8.25%) Finance
3 8 (8.25%) Telecoms
4 7 (7.22%) Electronics
5 2 (2.06%) Advertising
5 2 (2.06%) Retail
6 1 (1.03%) Back Office
6 1 (1.03%) Banking
6 1 (1.03%) Games
6 1 (1.03%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.03%) Law
6 1 (1.03%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 35 (36.08%) Developer
2 22 (22.68%) Graduate
3 19 (19.59%) Analyst
4 15 (15.46%) Software Developer
5 10 (10.31%) Graduate Developer
6 9 (9.28%) Software Engineer
7 8 (8.25%) Business Analyst
7 8 (8.25%) Graduate Analyst
7 8 (8.25%) Junior
7 8 (8.25%) Support Engineer
8 7 (7.22%) Data Scientist
8 7 (7.22%) Web Developer
9 6 (6.19%) Graduate Software Developer
9 6 (6.19%) IT Engineer
9 6 (6.19%) IT Support
9 6 (6.19%) IT Support Engineer
9 6 (6.19%) Senior Data Scientist
10 5 (5.15%) Digital Analyst
10 5 (5.15%) Java Software Developer
10 5 (5.15%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.56%) CSS
2 14 (14.43%) HTML
3 11 (11.34%) React
4 10 (10.31%) .NET
5 8 (8.25%) JSON
6 7 (7.22%) LAMP
6 7 (7.22%) Web Services
7 6 (6.19%) ASP.NET
7 6 (6.19%) HTML5
7 6 (6.19%) RESTful
8 5 (5.15%) JSP
8 5 (5.15%) Middleware
8 5 (5.15%) Node.js
8 5 (5.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (4.12%) AngularJS
9 4 (4.12%) React Native
10 3 (3.09%) .NET Framework
10 3 (3.09%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (3.09%) Entity Framework
10 3 (3.09%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.22%) Algorithms
2 7 (7.22%) User Experience
3 5 (5.15%) Industry 4.0
3 5 (5.15%) NHS
4 4 (4.12%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.09%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.06%) Robotics
7 1 (1.03%) Acoustics
7 1 (1.03%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.03%) FMCG
7 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.59%) Windows
2 17 (17.53%) Linux
3 11 (11.34%) Windows Server
4 6 (6.19%) Android
4 6 (6.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.09%) Debian
5 3 (3.09%) Ubuntu
5 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.87%) Computer Science
2 27 (27.84%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (19.59%) Mathematics
4 18 (18.56%) Analytics
5 14 (14.43%) Project Management
5 14 (14.43%) Software Engineering
5 14 (14.43%) Visualisation
6 13 (13.40%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (13.40%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (12.37%) Digital Marketing
7 12 (12.37%) SDLC
8 11 (11.34%) Statistics
9 9 (9.28%) Business Development
9 9 (9.28%) Data Science
9 9 (9.28%) Machine Learning
10 8 (8.25%) Mentoring
10 8 (8.25%) Physics
10 8 (8.25%) PRINCE2
11 7 (7.22%) CRM
11 7 (7.22%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 27 (27.84%) SQL
2 23 (23.71%) JavaScript
3 20 (20.62%) Python
4 18 (18.56%) C#
5 15 (15.46%) C
5 15 (15.46%) Java
6 12 (12.37%) C++
7 8 (8.25%) PHP
8 7 (7.22%) R
9 6 (6.19%) Scala
10 5 (5.15%) PL/SQL
10 5 (5.15%) PowerShell
11 3 (3.09%) Bash Shell
12 2 (2.06%) Ruby
13 1 (1.03%) Ada
13 1 (1.03%) Go
13 1 (1.03%) MATLAB
13 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (24.74%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (7.22%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (3.09%) Master's Degree
4 2 (2.06%) HND
4 2 (2.06%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.06%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.06%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.03%) APMP
5 1 (1.03%) CCNA
5 1 (1.03%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.03%) ISEB
5 1 (1.03%) MCP
5 1 (1.03%) MCSE
5 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.03%) PhD
5 1 (1.03%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.03%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.06%) PMO
2 1 (1.03%) P3O
2 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 9 (9.28%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.25%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.09%) Xen
4 2 (2.06%) Docker
4 2 (2.06%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (2.06%) WSUS
2 1 (1.03%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (18.56%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.22%) SAP
3 3 (3.09%) Civica
3 3 (3.09%) HP
3 3 (3.09%) VMware
4 1 (1.03%) Cognizant
4 1 (1.03%) Tableau
4 1 (1.03%) Veritas